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Barclays Bank

A Grade II* Listed Building in Park East, Darlington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5255 / 54°31'31"N

Longitude: -1.5558 / 1°33'20"W

OS Eastings: 428846

OS Northings: 514555

OS Grid: NZ288145

Mapcode National: GBR KJK3.ZJ

Mapcode Global: WHC5X.2JD1

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 6 September 1977

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110645

Location: Darlington, DL3

County: Darlington

Electoral Ward/Division: Park East

Built-Up Area: Darlington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Darlington St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

HIGH ROW
1.
5195 No 27
(Barclay's Bank)
NZ 2814 NE 7/93

II* GV

2.
1864 by Sir A. Waterhouse. Grand C13 Gothic facade with Venetian touches. Three
storeys and attic, 5 windows. Ashlar with steeply pitched slated roof whose dormers
interrupt a pierced parapet above a double corbel table at eaves. Twin roof ridges
with wrought iron cresting. Four tall ridge stacks with half-octagonal ends and
enriched cornices, all of ashlar including pots. Paired 2nd floor windows have
detached granite central shafts, chevron moulded flat heads and corbels below cills.
Paired cusped lancets on 1st floor have granite engaged centre and jambshafts,
projecting bracketed cills and drip moulds with impost string. Cast iron guards
to upper windows. Ground floor large single cusped openings, elaborately chamfered
and moulded, whose paired nooke-shafts have leafy capitals. Fading buttresses
between. Drip moulds and impost string. Central door with fancy iron hinges,
much moulding, including nail-head and 3 orders of nook-shafts.


Listing NGR: NZ2884614555

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